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5 - the journey south

The race to the pole

explorers of Antarctica

“He was a brave soul. He slept through the night hoping not to wake, but he awoke in the morning. It was blowing a blizzard. Oates said, “I am just going outside and I may be some time”. He went out into the blizzard and we have not seen him since”.

From Scott’s diaries, 1912

Find out about the early explorers of Antarctica, and locate some of the places they discovered.

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